The International Engineering Educator Certification Program

The InnovaHiEd International Engineering Educator Certification program provides educators in engineering, technology and related disciplines training focused on obtaining the prestigious IGIP International Engineering Education Certification, Ing.Paed.IGIP (

Program Objectives – program website:

The 20 ECTS cohort-type program, which can be completed in a minimum of 200 hours, has the following objectives:

  • Provide a formal, internationally recognized qualification in teaching and learning methodologies for engineering and related disciplines for faculty, graduate students and other interested parties worldwide.
  • Provide fundamental knowledge of the theory, the didactics and the methodology, as well as the best practices of engineering education to become effective teachers and mentors.
  • Understand the mission of a university or a technical college and balancing its strategies to better serve constituents.
  • Understand the reasons why engineering and related-disciplines’ educators need to continuously innovate curricula as well as learning/teaching methods and incorporate outcomes assessment strategies.
  • Prepare educators in using state-of-the-art technologies for effective teaching, communicating with students and managing courses.

Program Details, Logistics and Cost

  • Program consists of three phases: 1) a 5 day face-to-face training; 2) online modules, practicum, an innovation implementation and mentoring; and 3) writing of a paper on the innovation implemented.
  • Students work in teams from day one.
  • Modules include core topics as well as electives to be selected by hosts/organizers.
  • Instruction provided by world recognized engineering educators/instructors.
  • Professors who complete this program are encouraged to use the academic title of Ing.Paed.IGIP in their business cards, to be recognized as a bona-fide International Engineering Educator, per IGIP global standards (
  • A Virtual Campus is used as the teaching/learning platform for asynchronous activities.
  • A six-month notice is required to schedule a program at host institution/organization.
  • Please write to us ( to request a proposal to host/organize a cohort at your institution/organization or register in one of our offerings!

Overview of the Curriculum and Learning Experiences

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Overview of the Program Core and Elective Modules

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